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Boxing: Jake Paul sued for defamation

Lshort run from Jake Paul in boxing continues to accumulate controversy. The last of them, a multi-million dollar lawsuit by Eddie Hearn of Matchr


Lshort run from Jake Paul in boxing continues to accumulate controversy. The last of them, a multi-million dollar lawsuit by Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing alleging defamation from the other front.

In a recent interview with IFL TV, Paul stated: “It’s like a repeat crime here. This type of shit, I’m going to call it here in boxing because it’s nonsense. Clearly this guy (boxing judge Glenn Feldman) is getting money from Matchroom Boxing.”

Given Jake Paul’s statements, Hearn decided to file a lawsuit in the United States District Court for more than $100 million in damages.

“The defamatory statements were made with malicious intent and have caused financial and reputational damage (to Hearn and Matchroom), which is precisely what Paul intended when he made the outlandish accusations,” said Matchroom and Hearn attorney Frank Salzano.

Jake Paul knows this, and he deliberately crossed that line when he wrongly accused Matchroom Boxing and Eddie Hearn of fixing fights. was given the opportunity to retract his defamatory statements and refused to do so,” I added.